CITY OF TEXARKANA, AR

REQUEST FOR BOARD ACTION

 

AGENDA TITLE:   Adopt a Resolution granting permission to the Pitch Please Softball Team to hold a Coed Softball Tournament Fundraiser for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital from 8:00 PM until 8:00 AM each day on Thursday, June 16, 2016, Friday, June 17, 2016 and Saturday, June 18, 2016. (PWD)

 

AGENDA DATE:  05/16/2016

ITEM#:  8B

DEPARTMENT:  Public Works

DATE SUBMITTED: 04/28/2016

PREPARED BY: Bria Page/ Administrative Assistant

SUBJECT: Granting permission to hold a St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital Fundraiser.

EXHIBITS:  Resolution and Public Facilities Use Application

APPROVAL:

   

EXPENSE REQUIRED $0.00

AMOUNT BUDGETED: $0.00

APPROPRIATION REQUIRED:  $0.00

 

SUMMARY: Pitch Please Softball Team is requesting permission to hold a Coed Softball Tournament Fundraiser for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. This event will run Thursday night at 8:00 PM through Saturday morning at 8:00 AM. The Chief of Police, Fire Chief and Director of Public Works have approved of this event. 

BOARD ACTION:  The City Manager and staff recommend board approval.

EMERGENCY CLAUSE:  This item will be approved by a resolution; therefore, it will not need an emergency clause.

RESOLUTION NO. ______

WHEREAS, Pitch Please Softball Team has requested permission to hold a Coed Softball Tournament Fundraiser for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital at Hobo Park from 8:00 PM until 8:00 AM each day on Thursday, June 16, 2016, Friday, June 17, 2016 and Saturday, June 18, 2016; and

WHEREAS, 100% of the proceeds will go to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital; and

WHEREAS, the City Manager and staff recommend approval;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Directors of the City of Texarkana, Arkansas, that Pitch Please Softball Team is hereby authorized to hold their Fundraiser for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital at Hobo Park at the times and dates set forth above.

PASSED AND APPROVED this 16th day of May, 2016.

 

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Ruth Penney Bell, Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

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Heather Soyars, City Clerk

 

APPROVED:

 

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George M. Matteson, City Attorney

 

 

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